County vs. State: Pay taxes to one or the other
State government appears to be attempting to shift as many costs as it can to the local level. For example, Item #425 of the State Budget Bill is trying to eliminate elected treasurers and commissioners of the revenue. Instead, it suggests jurisdictions hire “finance officers.”
posted 02.10.2010Supervisors review revenues
As the Middlesex County budget process gets under way, commissioner of the revenue Priscilla Davenport provided county officials with a review of the current county revenue flow at a work session on February 2.
posted 02.10.2010Schools seek 1% raise for Middlesex teachers
Middlesex School Superintendent Rusty Fairheart presented a preliminary 2010-11 (FY11) school budget to the county school board Monday night. The budget calls for a 1% pay raise for teachers and a 3.5% increase in local funds.
posted 02.10.2010Juvenile faces bomb threat charge
A petition has been sought charging a juvenile with making a bomb threat at Middlesex High School, according to the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office. Two bomb threats were made against MHS on consecutive days, January 13 and 14.